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The Best Shannen Doherty Movies

Updated October 25, 2020 1.7k votes 149 voters 19.0k views

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List of the best Shannen Doherty movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Shannen Doherty's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Shannen Doherty movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Shannen Doherty movies will be at the top of the list. Shannen Doherty has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Shannen Doherty movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Shannen Doherty films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Shannen Doherty role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Shannen Doherty performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Striking Poses and Gretl are only the beginning of the films on this list.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Shannen Doherty movies?" and "What are the greatest Shannen Doherty roles of all time?"

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    Heathers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    Heathers

    Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty

    Released1988

    Directed byMichael Lehmann

    Heathers is a 1988 comedy, drama film written by Daniel Waters and directed by Michael... more on Wikipedia

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    Girls Just Want to Have Fun is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    Girls Just Want to Have Fun

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Helen Hunt

    Released1985

    Directed byAlan Metter

    Girls Just Want to Have Fun is a 1985 American romantic comedy dance film directed by Alan... more on Wikipedia
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    Mallrats is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    Mallrats

    Ben Affleck, Shannen Doherty

    Released1995

    Directed byKevin Smith

    Mallrats is a 1995 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith. It is... more on Wikipedia

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    Satan's School for Girls is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    Satan's School for Girls

    Shannen Doherty, Julie Benz

    Released2000

    Directed byChristopher Leitch

    Satan's School for Girls is a dramatic horror film, starring Shannen Doherty, Julie Benz,... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Gone in the Night is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    Gone in the Night

    Shannen Doherty, Ed Asner

    Released1996

    Directed byBill L. Norton

    Gone in the Night is a 1996 American television movie about the Jaclyn Dowaliby murder case,... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Another Day is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    Another Day

    Shannen Doherty, Julian McMahon

    Released2001

    Directed byJeffrey Reiner

    Another Day is a 2001 drama film with a science fiction twist involving time travel.
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    The Secret of NIMH is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    The Secret of NIMH

    Shannen Doherty, Wil Wheaton

    Released1982

    Directed byDon Bluth

    The Secret of NIMH is a 1982 American animated fantasy adventure drama film directed by Don... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Nowhere is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    Nowhere

    Rose McGowan, Christina Applegate

    Released1997

    Directed byGregg Araki

    Nowhere is a 1997 American black comedy drama film written and directed by Gregg Araki. It... more on Wikipedia

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    Striking Poses is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    Striking Poses

    Shannen Doherty, Colm Feore

    Released1999

    Directed byGail Harvey

    Striking Poses is a 1999 thriller film written by Michael Stokes and directed by Gail Harvey.amazon_watch buy button
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    Christmas Caper is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    Christmas Caper

    Shannen Doherty, Ty Olsson

    Released2007

    Directed byDavid Winkler

    Christmas Caper is an ABC Family Original Movie. It aired on November 25, 2007 on ABC Family... more on Wikipedia
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    Hell on Heels: The Battle of M is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay

    Shannen Doherty, Shirley MacLaine

    Released2002

    Directed byEd Gernon

    Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay is a 2002 television film directed by Ed Gernon.
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    Night Shift is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    Night Shift

    Kevin Costner, Shannen Doherty

    Released1982

    Directed byRon Howard

    Night Shift is a 1982 American comedy film, one of former actor Ron Howard's earliest... more on Wikipedia

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    Growing the Big One is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    Growing the Big One

    Shannen Doherty, Aaron Pearl

    Released2010

    Directed byMark Griffiths

    Growing the Big One is a 2010 romantic TV movie written by Diane A. Mettler, Anna Sandor and...amazon_watch buy button
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    The Ticket is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    The Ticket

    Shannen Doherty

    Released1997

    Directed byStuart Cooper

    The Ticket is a 1997 drama TV movie written by David Alexander and directed by Stuart Cooper.amazon_watch buy button
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    The Rendering is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    The Rendering

    Shannen Doherty, Peter Outerbridge

    Released2002

    Directed byPeter Svatek

    The Rendering is a 2002 drama film written by David Amann and directed by Peter Svatek.amazon_watch buy button
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    Almost Dead is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    Almost Dead

    Shannen Doherty

    Released1994

    Directed byRuben Preuss

    Almost Dead is a 1994 film directed by Ruben Preuss.amazon_watch buy button
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    A Burning Passion: The Margare is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    A Burning Passion: The Margaret Mitchell Story

    Shannen Doherty, Rue McClanahan

    Released1994

    Directed byLarry Peerce

    A Burning Passion: The Margaret Mitchell Story is a 1994 biographical television film directed... more on Wikipedia
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    The Other Lover is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    The Other Lover

    Shannen Doherty, Lindsay Wagner

    Released1985

    Directed byRobert Ellis Miller

    The Other Lover is a 1985 television film directed by Robert Ellis Miller and executive... more on Wikipedia
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    Nightlight is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    Nightlight

    Shannen Doherty

    Released2003

    Directed byLouis Bélanger

    Nightlight is a 2003 television film directed by Louis Bélanger.amazon_watch buy button
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    Freeze Frame is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    Freeze Frame

    Shannen Doherty

    Released1992

    Directed byWilliam Bindley

    Freeze Frame is a 1992 television film directed by William Bindley.amazon_watch buy button
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    The Delphi Effect is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    The Delphi Effect

    Shannen Doherty, John Rhys-Davies

    Released2008

    Directed byRon Oliver

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    Category 7: The End of the Wor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    Category 7: The End of the World

    Shannen Doherty, Gina Gershon

    Released2005

    Directed byDick Lowry

    Category 7: The End of the World is a 2005 four-hour television film miniseries that was... more on Wikipedia

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    Witchslayer Gretl is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    Witchslayer Gretl

    Shannen Doherty, Emilie Ullerup

    Released2012

    Directed byMario Philip Azzopardi

    Gretl is a 2011 fantasy sci-fi TV movie written by Brook Durham.amazon_watch buy button
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    Burning Palms is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    Burning Palms

    Zoe Saldana, Jamie Chung

    Released2010

    Directed byChristopher B. Landon

    Burning Palms is a 2010 satirical thriller film based on Los Angeles stereotypes told through... more on Wikipedia
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    The Lost Treasure of the Grand is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Shannen Doherty Movies
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    The Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon

    Shannen Doherty, Michael Shanks

    Released2008

    Directed byFarhad Mann

    The Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon is a 2008 adventure sci-fi movie set in the Grand... more on Wikipedia
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